Revised Common Lectionary: Mary Edition

This post is intended to be a discussion of the Revised Common Lectionary texts for the 4th Sunday of Advent. If you’re looking for Christmas Eve or Day, check this page! Today’s Gospel lesson recounts Gabriel’s visit to Mary, telling her that she will become the mother of God incarnate. This passage has been getting… Read More

Friday Prayer: Holy Friday

How can we help but pray for women today? In the simultaneous feast of the Annunciation and the remembering of Holy Friday, we think of Mary- whose mothering of Jesus was rarely without fear. We think of her heart in her throat as she watched her beautiful baby crucified. (For when are they no longer… Read More